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players about concussions and the damage they cause. >> wgn news @ 9 potentially severe storms pushing into the area tonight, no surprise good evening top story on around the country the threat of more rain tom skilling >> flash flood watch in and affect continuing to tonight at the moment very little happening on the radar however cells are starting to form coming together quickly eastern iowa-northern illinois it southern wisconsin in extreme northern indiana heavy rain and frequent lightning occurring thunderstorms we expect later tonight, coming back later with
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radar computer estimates how much rain may come down but we do have good news a break in the paddock or part of the weekend also of lowering humidity coming up later in the show. >> dramatic day political pushing and pulling on capitol hill, house speaker john boehner and republicans trying to push undecided congressmen into voting yes or his controversial bill vote delayed because john boehner did not have the votes needed to pass the bill. >> sake of our country asking to representatives in the house and my colleagues in the senate to pass the bill at end the crisis. >> that was a plea ignored insiders say does not have the votes he needs in the after hours wrangling like john boehner trying to marshal a truce and get the extra votes if he does not it will be a major
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political embarrassment, members on both sides of the aisle voting today not letting the measure linger into tomorrow in the meantime the nation's debt crisis hangs in the balance >> illinois congressman joe walsh outrage over lawsuit against him child-support calling it a private matter former wife suing in back child support payments, elected in november disputes that he owes that much money from today's chicago sun-times peace preaches fiscal responsibility and has opposed raising the debt ceiling >> in a statement he says these latest attacks against me are false and i will fight them in the appropriate venue >> huge budget shortfall some say tony preckwinkle says it
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looks like some people may lose their jobs back but >> we will be talking later today with commissioners and the regular labour unions there were layoffs last year i expect it is a double this year president preckwinkle office expected to have a draft of the new budget by saturday budget cuts expected to be held in august, final budget will be presented to the board of commissioners in october insiders expect a fight over streamlining and layoffs. now known as the house of former house president betty loren-matlese once all the winning bidder auction today happen to be the next door neighbor >> $87,000 selling price
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0.301838818 south halsted cicero once belonged to town's most famous and recognizable president. >> i purchased the house in 1980 a lot of memories good and bad mostly because this was the first call at my first, we always lived in an apartment >> betty loren-matlese now renting a small condominium in the south suburbs living off of computer hallmark and with no pension lost country custody of estrangeddaughter to estranged sister $12 million insurance scam >> people that want to hire me are afraid that the feds will go after that a target like themselves so people that want to help can't not and i did not believe that >> $87,000 will be held if she wins the appeal money is hers at loses goes to paying
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restitution, what will that solve the house advertised but could not place a bid once discovered >> it is sad because i did not feel they should have taken the house from her she worked a lot of years worked hard did work with the senior community and cicero >> did not stop others nor did the tiny three bedrooms outdated kitchen or bolted basement >> it is a beautiful hall is too bad that things happen like they do maybe they got too greedy >> cost the politician even after 80 years in prison says the experience brings are closer to the committee, betty loren-matlese >> the winning bidder can go to best pizza to discuss the history of the hall but says the large needs to be cheap >> new and improved public libraries a paper of former mayor richard daley not a branch library named in his honor calling libraries and investment in future systems.
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>> that is what libraries will do we believe and another generation >> new branch library in west palmhumboldt park, 50 a new branch libraries built up around the city during his tenure as mayor >> talking to the head of the independent police review authority about the increase in police and pop shootings around chicago and what a concussion takes away more than memories of nfl players tell us a bump on the head can rob people of their personality. wgn news @ 9
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wgn news @ 9 chicago police involved shootings are up this year and people asking why this is happening, sitting down with the head of the police review authority investigating alleged police misconduct offering thoughts >> every investigation is different different amount of time >> illana rosenzweig move to to to chicago to head the independent police authority to review needs to conduct thorough investigations of police and bob shooting so but this year more
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than 40, three this week alone. cannot say for sure why police involved shootings on the rise >> a number of shootings can increase or any number of reasons could be a change in how the public is behaving in interactions and change and how police are engaging interactions with the public a change in crime pattern can be a change in the accessibility of god's it can be a change in weather people have put all sorts of different factors that can impact how often you have officer involved shootings you really cannot point to any one of them at this point that says this is because >> illana rosenzweig main job is to ensure police officers guilty of misconduct are disciplined and officers who have been wrongly accused are cleared, another challenge for ipra to be transparent as possible with the process in many cases witnesses speak to
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reporters before investigators she says that is ok >> not a conflict when people talk to the media another way for us to identify people with knowledge at 10 create a statement we try to use the newspaper reports to help us identify additional witnesses if we have not already identified that we will go to the area where a shooting happened campus in neighborhood and look for people who saw the shooting and can provide information >> curfews clean air concession stands the issue of city hall at city council in chicago and built natural gas conversion shot down introduced also allow the westville concession management takeover in charge of eating and shopping options at terminal 5 international terminal at o'hare airport and requiring children 12 years old to be of the street by 830 pm
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9:00 p.m. saturday and sunday friday and saturday newkirk you affected by me of the >> interesting reaction before the boat the curfew was 10:00 p.m. on weekdays across the board so the biggest change will be for those under 12 years old going to have to be home earlier or face a hefty fine rolling in new rules, a curfew rules or chicagos youth. 12 and younger weekdays home by 8:30 p.m., friday's and saturday's 9:00 p.m. on a bus with an adult 12- 16 the rules are the same. >> did not need to stay up late as young as we are it is probably for the past to be held early >> not always happening >> no. even i did not follow i did not even bother sometimes i
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come home to the late. >> city also approved a punishment $500 fine for bi lueders >> the fine is probably way too much for low income families to manage but trading resources for children is really the issue >> mayor rahm emmanuel and advocate of the curfew points to other cities who advocated and noted a 10% drop of kids as dick debs of pilots >> self-interest to make sure your kid is tom relates to the identification at the process that our kids come palms a begnaud dow at parents now know they have a responsibility to make sure that their children get into the house especially 12 years old and yoghurt we need to make sure that they are in a safe area >> voting for the curfew is one step of course the second step in forcing the use today said the new superintendent will have to be a lot tougher on his commanders to make sure they watch for the curfew watch the
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correct places the * by the way last year 20,000 to nearly curfew citations were issued i also want to mention if you have to be violations in what year the punishment adds up to about $1,500 at also includes community service >> the illinois tollway highway authority wants to double current toll rates and use that money to fund a $12 billion capital improvements plan plans to reconstruct the jane addams tollway or interstate 90 as a state of the art corridor with mass-transit link in rockford at o'hare airport in new interchange connecting the tri- state tollway to interstate 57 what of the few places where interstates cross but did not connect also money would be set aside for planning of the new expressway bank debt by 57 and at the door but i 65 and indiana, counties affected.
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the crime went unsolved for more than five decades now accused child killer faces justice. jack daniel mccullough of rain for the murder of a little girl today in dekalb county allegedly
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accused of adopting and killing maria ridulph of sycamore in 1957 the judge appointed a public defender jack daniel mccullough turned from illinois to seattle from seattle he says not guilty taking an army physical in chicago when kidnapped. >> two nights a huge manhunt over search dragging on police closed the rope forest today looking for a car burglar canine units and air planned response it also locked down a school man in his 20s wanted for a car break-in in an upscale area of warning that there was a dangerous criminal on the loose >> people were taking putting a kevlar on the out of their cars it was pretty bizarre >> why such a massive response? police will not confirm but a similar break-in preceded a fire that destroyed a $2 million
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home july 16th >> chicago weather 1 grayslake one grayslake resident so eager to capture of light and on camera captured and that and a whole lot more >> not shocked i would not say i was shocked but i was definitely shocked >> dark outside and rain falling tim graham could not ignore the storm crackling over had to grab his fallen took it outside and before he knew what was happening the video slowdown right at my feet the thing exploded i was blown backwards kind of shocked me but i was taking back and like i cannot believe that really happened it was a lightning bolt if you feet away >> bolt of lightning no more than 1 ft. away this is it the look of a single frame a date later still in shock reliving his brush with an electrical
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blast over and over just as thrilled he caught it on tape >> i am alive ok but it would not believe that i got that on camera >> so powerful weather enthusiasts as there is a blessed to share respect mother nature and >> stay away from lightning >> surviving that report. julie unruh. last night about 12:30 p.m. biggest crack of thunder not relenting but tom skilling talking more about that attitude that and also coming up many athletes stay in the game into law today can students stay off of the bench professionals sharing stories about it like changing impact of a concussion.
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medical watch concussions how bad the damage the brain? today gov. quinn signed a law prohibiting young athletes to go back to play after a concussion former nfl players say suffering consequences of multiple head injuries doctors coming but to defense 1 concussion can permanently block information blow to the brand is this the price to play? on the field
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brought his game taking down opponents at taking hits again and again >> several quarters of football games where i have no recollection >> they pulled back with the chicago bears bob christian a 11 seasons in the nfl suffered at least as many concussions >> i would say 12 >> professional student and young athlete doctors know that the true impact of big blows studies show changes to the brain that last well beyond the initial injury >> the brain does not function properly allows us to think to make decisions communicate serbs are personality all of these things can be put at risk >> baseline memory test sometime in my career days passed with flying colors >> that the boys started
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screaming and has had the day he woke up from his last concussion >> i do that that was that i was able to walk away with no regrets >> hopes he got away in time it not part of a lawsuit nor is he pointing fingers at the league he admits killing back in time he would play again former chicago bear would do the same >> a couple of times where you get knocked loopy did not know what you are doing or thinking >> did know that the game he loved dearly could pose a risk to his health estimates about a dozen concussions both on and off the field >> at the end of the day i chose to play the game, i understood that there were risks i talk about this 1988 i did not remember the season the overall sees itself >> what are you going to do? take away football? from america? >> latest concussion study
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journal of radiology back to you >> to learn more about the new state law signed by governor pat quinn providing better safeguards for concussion injuries for grade school and high-school athletes medical approval before getting back into the game. all eyes to the sky wgn weather center storms are close bringing rain again tom skilling forecast with the latest radar is next. so, what are we going to do with this? i don't know. the usual? [ blower whirring ] sometimes it pays to switch things up. my - what, my hair? no. car insurance. i switched to progressive and they gave me discounts for the time i spent with my old company. saved a bunch. that's a reason to switch. big savings -- it's a good look for
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tom skilling did you feel the lightning? >> 68,000 ground cloud the ground strokes last night looks to be the beginning of thunderstorms tonight speaking of the lightning amazing shots looks like a video camera mounted on his car captured this lightning stroke something shops of what has happened in the wake up 13 at a half inches of rain up to 15 in. of ran some of those numbers and corridor about 20 mi. across, 175 mi. long thunderstorms 17 hours look at this shop, edgewater looking
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out over lake michigan water shot what lightning we had last night thunderstorms that blow up on the red or perimeter of the incredibly hot air masses so much energy produced incredible amounts of lightning things have calmed down until just the last hour starting to see radar light up gets everything going near 100 degree temperatures downstate look at the seat extending from texas st. louis where it had 101 degrees today southern suburbs into the 90s today currents temperatures still at 92 degrees in st. louis hot air del the ring of fire storm clusters that blow up and kind of rotate in a circle around here one of them has produced a tropical storm in the
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gulf of mexico, heading for texas could bring much needed rain. continue flash flood watches storms developing all of the energy calculations suggest the atmosphere is primed to explode, how many heat advisory still in the fact to the south of us, the corridor about 175 mi. long 20 mi. across started raining glass deep and about 5:00 finally stop this morning but right in the bullet in the area of boards of 15 in. of rain more than a foot of red getting one third of rainfall over the entire year in 70 hours here is the brain that came out today not nearly as happy but some of the totals are historic to the west more than a foot of red and also wisconsin elisabeth eleroy all areas with lots of red
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today and in our chicago area some of the brains of the rain gauges from the weather but system big wind gusts as storms came through the same thing may happen tonight in parts of the area whether camera from harvard, buffalo grove the high temperatures making it into the '90s with triple digit heat index at kankakee at harvard heights. near the lake it was cooler we do have a break in the rain pattered modest less humid conditions on saturday expected temperatures in the '70s in many areas 81 degrees at o'hare airport 77 at harvard, beautiful view from clay to misery where itclayton missouri, high of 101
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degrees, midwest picture showing the same thing, hot temperatures east northeast wind heat index at 85 here is where we are the storms that went through earlier today and made from that 0.4 to cluster starting to show, the beginning of storms you will notice, along a jet stream, some of the energy mixing down to the surface as wed look at the radar storms starting to line up right in that corridor where energy at measurements show buoyancy in the atmosphere storms likely to blow heaviest the update the rain forecast and hopefully the last of this spell of read in this particular system in the area, we hope to break out of these grains and get sot tomorrow afternoon have a nice dry saturday with a modest humidity. flash flood watch
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tonight monday temperatures do round of lightning down pour jetta reddick thunderstorms but temperatures 72 degrees store predictions that they're putting us in a rest area, possible severe weather because of the presence of the jet stream. partly sunny with warm temperatures humidity isolated storm late in the day with a high temperature of 87 degrees. clouds scattered cloud patches tomorrow night 68-73 lifting giving way to a nice weekend mostly sunny warm and mid-70s dew points we will have mid-60's which is nice for a summer day pretty guys coming back to tell you the rest of the seven day forecast. >> working in 92 years at wgn
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longtime engineer retiring today john on the right at the station 49 years and and jim started this is john started 43 years ago cards cake party think you for all of your work healthy happy retirement these guys were great i love working with them in the morning. >> coming up flooding in the past week broken records illinois senior center says breaking the national bank and using japan to help cancer patients what pushed one man to do more what chicagos very own. i ate breakfast and got heartburn, third day this week. so i took my heartburn pill and some antacids. we're having mexican tonight so another pill then? unless we eat later, then pill later?
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although bladder cancer is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the united states one that is rarely discussed very little is known even in the medical community, chicagos very own jeffery breslow working hard to change that one step at a time. 68 year-old sculptor jeffery breslow led a charmed life
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>> very lucky all of my life my family my career many many thanks part of this is giving back >> success as an award winning it toy maker for 41 years and not accomplished sculptor has allowed jeffery breslow to give back considerably pappa what i was doing sculptures university of chicago children's hospital i did a fundraiser to raise money for the new hospital >> older brother diagnosed with bladder cancer is found out a good friend also stricken with the disease decided writing a check was not enough >> my brother gets back in a way that i have not been able, he bork's troubles gives time i have always given back by writing a check >> august 2nd jeffery breslow is killed a hiker wilhite pete 272 mi. long trail in vermont to raise money for bladder cancer
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advocacy >> a tremendous amount of work on believable the preparation collector, to get ready to spend almost one month on the trail the preparation for the food and all of the of equipment i do not think i could do that. i admire him for that. >> so far he has gotten close to his goal of raising $50,000 >> everybody is touch nobody could talk to does not have his story whether a close story or a further story touches everybody >> almost one month hiking that trail jeffery breslow figures one million steps to a cure that the university of chicago director says the money he raises much needed for cancer
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that is widely unknown and is seriously underfunded >> ambitious and that short he will be successful but it also shows that we need more people like this, we need hundreds if not thousands and even millions >> the brothers have been close since childhood even closer when parents died of alzheimer's disease 10 years ago one year apart >> i am very happy and grateful to have him as a brother and as a best friend and i am sure he would say the same thing and now >> commitment to raising public awareness to bladder cancer strengthening their body even more >> we have done so much together and just strike that is the love and relationship that we have >> jeffery breslow one of chicago is very own >> jeffery breslow will begin at one million steps to a cure next tuesday august 2nd to follow
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blog log on jeffreybreslow.blog.com and for more information bcan.org or wgntv.com, tonight's piece tribute to patricia screeden lost her battle to bladder canceled this past mother's day the mother of wgn in turn laura screeden produced tonight's piece, i did not know patricia but she must of been a phenomenal lady to have raised such a lovely daughter i know setting up this story was tough for a warrant but she did a phenomenal job our best to her family and to others who have been affected by the disease we will be right back. [ man ] did we get anything good? sweetie i think you need a little extra fiber in your diet. fiber makes me sad. oh common. i dare you to taste one hint of fiber in fiber one. oh, i'd be able to tell. why don't i just eat this bag? and how can you talk to me about fiber
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>> we have had our share that is for sure although we have managed them massive tornado outbreaks, let's hope that keeps going. severe weather. corridor you can see there i will show you what is going on. development of these shores and thunderstorms. to the west of us. literally coming together over us not surprising given the energy and atmosphere. forecast by about the 30 pm the prediction by past midnight store clusters roaming the area another one coming through by 2:30 p.m. and then we want down except for showers, to which we await the and the drive to work tomorrow in the morning rush hour. the way that goes northeast and the air mass dries out here is the forecast of precipitation. flash flood watch in effect. temperatures go
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to 87 degrees tomorrow bottom forming over died in a very slight wind as temperatures drop we will awaken to saturday to see the sun come out a beautiful day no rain on saturday sunday could see isolated thunderstorms but only at spots 90 and led those days cooler at the beaches back to the brink of fire pattern by tuesday wednesday thursday of next week and doing this whole thing all over again seems to be a pattern of summer 2011 so far. >> stamp on that >> absolutely does in deep >> see you tomorrow, images former cicero town president house going going got, all captured in tonight's tribune photos of the day:
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more photos on our website wgntv.com and chicagotribune.com coming up a tough week for jay cutler breaking up with his
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day but for debt that >> that is good news not so sure about this strange not a lot of use four tight ends and the offense although greg olsen favorite target traded to carolina for a draft pick and the bears are suddenly thinner at receiver apparently have somebody else in mind, greg olsen not the blocker they wanted a deal was up at this year but liable oberth 30 catches and five touchdowns last year may not have meant much to chicago bears but caroline gave him a four year extension before he put his cleats on, expect the bears to play the money, about former cowboy williams they have been in touch with them and no receivers today but they did sign free agent tight end matt spaeth from the steelers and cut brandon manumaleunas @ side punter adam podlesh davis also
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out the door siding with detroit. annual kickoff anticipating the conference check the chip game now that nebraska has joined plenty of familiar faces at today's event ancient coach joe paterno and the fresh young the face of quarterback likely be preseason player of the game but missed the last few games last year, persa with a torn achilles' tendon hopes to be back better than ever shortly >> i feel great 100 percent healed from the injury just now getting conditioning back where that was i consider myself a hard worker >> ready to go out and play and perform at not rusty not as good year last played you need
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to work through that >> eleroy has a pretty good quarterback nathan scheelhouse freshman last year got better by the game finished seventh in the big 10 in total offense ran for five touchdowns and threw for 17 touchdowns taken a step up in class over the summer and ronz zook knows he has a special kid >> raising everybody else about him to another level the respect he has when he became the quarterback the way he handled that, our guys all for nathan scheelhouse doing everything they can do to help and he will do everything he can >> at last the chicago cubs got rid of one of those awful contracts, kosuke fukodome not a cleveland indians probably would have taken a bag of balls they're bound up with two prospects. as for life without the team not so good in the
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short term try to avoid the sweep in milwaukee no way to do that braun in the third inning got all of that cubs get swept a four-to not want to say the list to face the cardinals. tiger woods makes return next week firestone and other nfl moves ochocinco traded to the patriots reggie bush traded to the dolphins, kevin kolb to the cardinals, and finally boston red sox in town, josh beckett de 8 fat a baseball too much for the kid a immediately burst into tears. maybe the ball was hot or something. still crying, red sox nation. >> that is the new sport
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